Item 131 - Sarah Hemmings, 43, [Wife of] Shopkeeper

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GB 406 PM/1887/131


Sarah Hemmings, 43, [Wife of] Shopkeeper


  • 2 Mar 1887-30 Apr 1887 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Shopkeeper
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1887
Date of death: 30 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian cyst
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Champneys, Francis Henry
Medical examination performed by: Page, Harry Marmaduke
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'In January 85 patient had an attack of diarrhoea, followed by gradual swelling of abdomen. A doctor said she was pregnant, but no internal examination was made. Abdomen continued to enlarge slowly, but patient was in good health & continued to get about until 20th Feb 1887'

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  • English

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No in register 1887: 300

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